Category: biblical counseling

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International Impact

We have had a number of interns from around the world serve at Vision of Hope.  Not only have they blessed us through their year of ministry, but we have been able to train and equip them to be leaders in biblical counseling.  We are thankful for God giving us many opportunities to train interns… Read More»

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How to Not be Stupid, Part 2

I love many things: dark chocolate, sunny days, chai tea, the beach, reading a good book and playing games with my family, to name a few. Discipline is not something I would think to include in such a list, yet the Bible holds up discipline as something the wise person should love. To not be… Read More»

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How to Not be Stupid, Part 1

Growing up, the word “stupid” was almost considered a swear word in our house. If my brother or sister called me stupid, I was beyond offended. My parents desired to raise their children to honor the Lord and show love and kindness to others.  In their mission to teach us to love each other and… Read More»

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Wise Boundaries, Part 2

We all have areas of sin in which we struggle the most. In our previous blog, we talked about how we can build up wise boundaries in our sin struggles to help us in the fight to please God. Today, we will dig more into that subject, as we examine the principles of setting up… Read More»

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Wise Boundaries, Part 1

We all have areas of our lives in which we are tempted the most. One person may be often tempted by food – overindulging, obsessing over calories, etc. Another may be often tempted to gossip – speak to others about a situation or person when the listener is neither a part of the problem nor… Read More»

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The Purpose of Life

Many struggle to find their purpose. Those in despair feel that life is meaningless, those who are going through a trial wonder what’s the point. When faced with life’s decisions, what should be our main goal? Knowing our goal and purpose of life affects us deeply. If a person’s goal is to have a life of… Read More»

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God’s Word as a Mirror

I’m getting ready to dash out the door to work, but I pause long enough to brush my teeth and glance in the mirror. That’s when I notice it-somehow, a big blob of peanut butter ended up on my chin instead of on my toast! But it’s just peanut butter, I’m in a hurry, and… Read More»